Albums The Best Waterboys Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

The Waterboys are one of Scotland's great folk rock bands, influencing numerous bands with their sound. Here, you can check out a complete list of the best Waterboys albums, including every studio album along with pictures of the album covers. This Waterboys discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Waterboys albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Waterboys singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Waterboys album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Waterboys album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the best Waterboys album of all time?" or "What are the top Waterboys albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Though the band went through numerous personnel changes throughout their career, The Waterboys released a long list of great albums, starting back in 1983. Some of their more notable albums include Room to Roam and Dream Harder.

This list of popular Waterboys albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your opinion by voting up the albums you think are best, while voting down any albums you feel should be lower on the list.

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Fisherman's Blues is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Waterboys Albums of All Time
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Artist: The Waterboys

Release Date: 1988

Tracks: When Will We Be Married?, When Will We Be Married?, When Will We Be Married?, When Ye Go Away, World Party, Jimmy Hickey's Waltz, When Ye Go Away, You in the Sky, Has Anybody Here Seen Hank?, We Will Not Be Lovers, Let Me Feel Holy Again, Girl of the North Country, Sweet Thing, Dunford's Fancy, Rattle My Bones and Shiver My Soul, The Stolen Child, Lonesome and a Long Way From Home, And a Bang on the Ear, If I Can't Have You, Fisherman's Blues, When Will We Be Married?, Soon as I Get Home, This Land Is Your Land, Has Anybody Here Seen Hank?, Fisherman's Blues, Strange Boat, Nobody 'Cept You, The Good Ship Sirius, And a Bang on the Ear, Meet Me at the Station, Fisherman's Blues, The Stolen Child, Killing My Heart, Dunford's Fancy, Strange Boat, Carolan's Welcome

Genres (Music): Folk rock

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This Is the Sea is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Waterboys Albums of All Time
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Artist: The Waterboys

Release Date: 1985

Tracks: The Pan Within, This Is the Sea, Trumpets, The Whole of the Moon, Spirit, Don't Bang the Drum, Be My Enemy, Medicine Bow, Old England

Length (mins): 00:42:37

Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Rock music

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A Pagan Place is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Waterboys Albums of All Time
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Artist: The Waterboys

Release Date: 1984

Tracks: The Thrill Is Gone, All the Things She Gave Me, Church Not Made With Hands, Red Army Blues, Rags, The Big Music, A Pagan Place, Somebody Might Wave Back

Length (mins): 00:41:26

Genres (Music): Rock music

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Room to Roam is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Waterboys Albums of All Time
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Artist: The Waterboys

Release Date: 1990

Tracks: A Life of Sundays, The Kings of Kerry, Natural Bridge Blues, A Man Is in Love, Kaliope House, The Star and the Sea, Song From the End of the World, Further Up, Further In, Islandman, Something That Is Gone, In Search of a Rose, Spring Comes to Spiddal, Bigger Picture, Upon the Wind and Waves, The Raggle Taggle Gypsy, How Long Will I Love You?, Room to Roam, The Trip to Broadford

Genres (Music): Folk rock

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